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  • Southwest flights cut at Bob Hope

    Southwest flights cut at Bob Hope
    Bob Hope Airport officials announced this week that Southwest Airlines will be making major cuts to its fall schedule, but the airfield and the company have different explanations for the change. Starting on Sept. 29, Southwest will eliminate 42 round-...
  • Mandatory curfew would affect UPS, FedEx carriers at Bob Hope Airport

    Mandatory curfew would affect UPS, FedEx carriers at Bob Hope Airport
    A bill moving through the U.S. Congress to allow Bob Hope Airport to change its voluntary curfew to a mandatory one is supported by the airfield and the city of Burbank, but it could present a tricky situation for UPS and FedEx, which rely on early-...
  • Leader Editorial: Public input encouraged on airport issue

    Recent talks between the City Council and Bob Hope Airport officials regarding a new terminal is good news for both sides. The airfield and community have the joint opportunity to update the aging facility and a responsibility to improve the space...
  • Officials demand FAA regulate helicopter noise in L.A. County

    Officials demand FAA regulate helicopter noise in L.A. County
    Asserting that voluntary guidelines won't work, elected officials on Monday night urged the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt regulations to reduce the noise and safety risks of helicopter flights over neighborhoods across Los Angeles County....
  • Rep. Schiff critical of federal report urging voluntary approach to helicopter issues

    Rep. Schiff critical of federal report urging voluntary approach to helicopter issues
    A new federal report recommends taking a voluntary approach rather than government regulation to reduce the noise and safety risks of low-flying helicopters over neighborhoods across the Los Angeles Basin. The study by the Federal Aviation...
  • Why the airport is in trouble

    There's really no surprise that revenues are down at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport. I am an infrequent flier, and have utilized the Burbank airport for nearly 45 years. I recall the days when you could fly to most every major city out of Burbank Airport,...
  • Schiff, other leaders, to host hearing on helicopter noise

    A hearing will be held on June 10 to discuss a recent report from the Federal Aviation Administration looking at helicopter noise in Los Angeles County, particularly the San Fernando Valley. The report leaves open a range of options for how to tackle...
  • Bob Hope Airport in effort to raise diversity percentages

    A study commissioned by Bob Hope Airport to ensure its compliance with federal diversity mandates found that while the airfield is doing a better-than-expected job contracting with businesses owned by white women, its use of minority-owned firms is...
  • Schiff reintroduces bill to allow Bob Hope Airport curfew

    Schiff reintroduces bill to allow Bob Hope Airport curfew
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) wants residents living near Bob Hope Airport to be able to get a good night's sleep, so he has reintroduced legislation to let the airport impose a formal, legally binding curfew on all flight operations. Schiff, along...
  • Helicopter rules depend on FAA

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods, saying voluntary controls for the “persistent flyovers” were clearly insufficient. Whether there will be a...
  • Mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport threatened by budget cuts

    Mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport threatened by budget cuts
    A popular vocational center at Van Nuys Airport that has trained thousands of aviation mechanics during its 40-year history faces closure or relocation next year if the Los Angeles Unified School District can no longer afford to keep the facility open....
  • Rep. Schiff vows to take up helicopter noise regulations for L.A. region next year

    Rep. Schiff vows to take up helicopter noise regulations for L.A. region next year
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods in Los Angeles County, saying voluntary controls for the "persistent fly-overs” were clearly...